DOW AUTOMOTIVE NAMES NEW GLOBAL R&D DIRECTOR
Bem most recently served as senior research director for Dow Hydrocarbons & Energy, Alternative Feedstocks and Basic Chemicals. Prior to joining Dow, he served as global R&D director at Celanese LTD for the Ticona Engineering Resins business. He also led Global Acetyls R&D for the Celanese Engineering Resins business and worked at UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, where he held various positions.
Bem is a certified Six Sigma black belt and holds nine U.S. patents. He has authored more than 20 publications. He earned a Ph.D. in solid state inorganic chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an undergraduate degree in chemistry from West Virginia University. His office will be based in Auburn Hills, MI.
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